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Aug 14, 2013 2:00am PDT
on cairo protests. a hostage standoff at a louisiana bank ends in gunfire just hours ago. >>> billionaire carl icahn shakes up the apple cart with a huge buy. >>> plus, jesse jackson jr. is sentenced to prison today. and everybody loves a winner. we'll show you 16 of them. >>> good morning. we begin with breaking developments overnight in what's already been a bloody day in egypt. this morning, egyptian forces moved in to try to clear camps held by supporters of ousted president mohamed morsis. dozens have been killed and thousands injured. we're live in cairo. good morning, ayman. >> reporter: we know that the option began this morning and two major squares here in the capital cairo. one of those squares has been cleared out, firmly in the control of egyptian security forces. tanks and armored personal carriers have been deployed in another part of cairo the major sit-in is ongoing. security officials have been killed. we also understand that according to members of the muslim brotherhood and their supporters up to 150 protesters have been killed. in the coming hours we'll get more infor
MSNBC
Aug 25, 2013 11:00pm PDT
john lewis, mayor of newark, new jersey, cory booker, and develop nor of louisiana, bobby jindal. also, we'll explore the overall state of american dream -- civil rightses, the struggle of the middle classes, issues at the heart of our political debate. our roundtable weighs in. host of msnbc's "politics nation," the reverend al sharpton, pulitzer prize-winning journalist sheryl wudunn, republican congressman from idaho, raul labrador, and unique perspective from historian doris kearns goodwin as well as "new york times" columnist david brooks. i'm david gregory. all that ahead on "meet the press" this sunday, august 25th. good sunday morning. thousands of people gathered here in washington saturday to re-create the march on washington where dr. king gave his famous i have a dream speech. and it was exactly 50 years ago today, august 25th, 1963, that dr. king and the executive secretary of the naacp, roy wilkins, appeared right here on "meet the press." many of you either already had the chance or will have the opportunity to see that special program as we have made it the original bro
MSNBC
Aug 1, 2013 1:00am PDT
, just ask east baton rouge, louisiana, officials there still haven't adjusted to a supreme court ruling from 10 years ago. over the last two years, sheriff's deputies have arrested a dozen men for flirting with the intention to have sex. the men did not break any other laws. seriously, no law broken. they were arrested and charged under a law that was found to be unconstitutional by the supreme court over a decade ago. the sheriff says he will expunge the men's records and waive the fee to do so. councilmembers said they would take a look at such a proposal. but there are already laws in place to protect gay people. you mean like the 10-year-old supreme court rule something that doesn't seem like enough here. it is truly exciting as of midnight there will be two more states that let gay people get married, we will still have a patchwork system in this country where rights are not dolled out equally, but then again, 13 states, that's all we had when we, the united states first became a country. can you do a lot with just 13 states. joining us now is pennsylvania state representative bria
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2013 3:00am PDT
going? this is what he said in new orleans. >> i love new orleans. >> louisiana. >> i love louisiana. nola. >> come on. >> many other states that embrace those conservative values, the approach that we have taken over the years. i am in one today in florida. you look at south carolina. you look at florida. >> we're in louisiana. >> i know and i said that. i am in one of the states that reflect those today in louisiana. i got that. >> it is only mississippi, alabama, three states. >> i said that. >> seriously. i think before -- you have never done that? >> i think the panhandle went all the way to louisiana. he was technically maps. if you look at the maps of your late 18th century map maker. >> i think he is tired. >> there are many other states that embrace those conservative values, the approach that we have taken over the years. i am in one today in florida. you look at south carolina. you look at florida -- >> we're in louisiana. >> i know and i said that. i am in one of those states that reflect those today in louisiana. >> we are here. how great is he? >> i want him to run. >>
MSNBC
Aug 15, 2013 1:00am PDT
, north dakota, was tasked with the de-commissioned nuclear weapons down to their base in louisiana. the missiles were not supposed to be shipped with their live nuclear war heads, the war head part was supposed to be taken have you the missiles and replaced with dummy weight for balance. but in august, 2007, instead of picking up the missiles with the dummy weights on them, the minot crew did not see what they were supposed to be doing. they didn't follow the procedures they were supposed to be following. and oh, yes, accidentally, without meaning to, without knowing that they had done it, they loaded onto that louisiana-bound air force bomber six missiles tipped with live nuclear war heads. half a dozen nuclear war heads, each with roughly the capacity to cause hiroshima times ten were sent up into the air on a cross-country domestic american flight without anybody knowing they were there. happily the plane had no trouble in flight. and because nobody knew to worry about the -- you know, beast, it just seemed like a normal flight, that b-52 and the six live missiles sat unguarded
MSNBC
Aug 26, 2013 8:00am PDT
's your policy? >>> so really bizarre case in louisiana. police say they cannot charge an 8-year-old boy for who they say shot and killed a 90-year-old woman on thursday. police say the woman was his caregiver and the boy just finished playing violent game grand theft army iv that was before the shooting. faith joining me now. the boy was taken into custody and later relieveased to his parents. this 8-year-old kid it's not under question that he pulled the trigger and took this 90-year-old's life. but what does the law say? >> investigators believe he did so intentionally. the law in louisiana says if you're 10 or younger you cannot be held criminally responsible. he c the parents are ordered to go to court this morning and the case has been reported to the department of children and family services. they are now going to look into it and try to address whatever behavioral issues may be at issue here. in terms of criminal responsibility, it's always a question how do you handle children who intentionally kill. our criminal justice system in louisiana does not address that and other state
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2013 2:30am PDT
look at florida. >> you're in louisiana. >> i know. i said that. i'm in one of those states that reflect those today in louisiana. yeah. i got that. >> that's very george w. of him. not good. i hope it doesn't have the same impact as forgetting the third agency he would eliminate during the debate on cnbc. >>> this is called a ramenburger. are you watching? the role is made of ramen noodles. you can get a little gluten free. this one appeals to me. the other stuff i'm not into. but this one i think i would eat. they made the debut this week. hipsters are happy about it. >> why? >> here is another one for you. you think breakfast is the most important of the day. check out that the waffle taco. did so well regional they're going to go nogsal. scrambled eggs, sausage rapped in a waffle with a side of syrup. >> they're testing it in several u.s. markets. willy says that looks delightful. he is trying to eat the monitor. all right. take it away. >> i hear that's doing well. >> it's selling like hot cakes, or waffles. >> thank you, brian. coming up on "morning joe," anthony weine
MSNBC
Aug 22, 2013 2:00am PDT
found that louisiana republicans appear confused about the aftermath of hurricane katrina which was in 2005. the poll asked who do you think was more responsible for the poor response. george w. bush or barack obama. 28% of the republicans said former president george w. bush who was in office at the time. but 29%, 1% more, said that president obama was responsible even notice he didn't take office for four more years. and 44% said they aren't sure who to blame. >>> well, dick cheney's daughter, liz, who is running for senate in wyoming, had to pay $220 fine for making a fault statement on an application for a fishing license about how long she lived in the state. she says it was all a misunderstanding. >>> and a new jersey corn maze gets political to draw attention. a farmer created a corn maze showing images of chris christie and barbara quinn, both candidate for governor. and that is your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> it's been five decades since martin luther king jr. gave his legendary speech. starting this week, people from all over will gather to celebrate. meli
MSNBC
Aug 6, 2013 7:00pm PDT
're in louisiana. >> i know. i said that. i'm in one of those states that reflect those today, in louisiana. [ laughter ] yeah. i got that. >> that's rick perry in louisiana when he got he was in florida. a mistake that you've probably never made. up next, more with jay leno after his interview tonight with president obama. ♪ [ male announcer ] some question physics. some question gravity. and some... even have the audacity to question improbability. with best-in-class towing and best-in-class torque these are some of the bold, new ram commercial trucks -- built to blow your imagination. guts. glory. ram. f-f-f-f-f-f-f. lac-lac-lac. he's an actor who's known for his voice. but his accident took that away. thankfully, he's got aflac. they're gonna give him cash to help pay his bills so he can just focus on getting better. we're taking it one day at a time. one day at a time. [ male announcer ] see how the duck's lessons are going at aflac.com >>> last week president obama told a group of school children that broccoli was his favorite food. which the kids seemed to believe. they believed hi
MSNBC
Aug 6, 2013 10:00pm PDT
at florida -- >> you're in louisiana. >> i know. i said that. i'm in one of those states that reflect those today, in louisiana. [ laughter ] yeah. i got that. >> that's rick perry in louisiana when he got he was in florida. a mistake that you've probably never made. up next, more with jay leno after his interview tonight with president obama. [ male announcer ] the wind's constant force should have disrupted man. instead, man raised a sail. and made "farther" his battle cry. the new ram 1500 -- motor trend's 2013 truck of the year -- the most fuel-efficient half-ton truck on the road -- achieving best-in-class 25 highway miles per gallon. guts. glory. ram. and then another. and another. and if you do it. and your friends do it. and their friends do it... soon we'll be walking our way to awareness, support and an end to alzheimer's disease. and that? that would be big. grab your friends and family and start a team today. register at alz.org >>> last week president obama told a group of school children that broccoli was his favorite food. which the kids seemed to believe. they believed him.
MSNBC
Aug 21, 2013 2:00pm PDT
. >>> you're not going to believe this one. republicans in louisiana want to blame president obama for the government's inept response to hurricane katrina down there. three years before he took office it occurred. well a new ppp ploefl louisiana republicans finds that 29% of the republicans in louisiana say president obama was more responsible for the poor response to katrina. while 28%, one less, pin the blame on george w. bush who was actually president at the time. another 44% to show the murkiness in the big easy say they're not sure who to blame. they can't remember which president to blame. barack obama of course, was a freshman united states senator in 2005 when katrina blew down the doors of new orleans. while president bush praised his fema chief michael brown, you're doing a heck of a job, brownie. we remember and everybody down there does. we'll be right back. and didn't know where to start. a contractor before at angie's list, you'll find reviews on everything from home repair to healthcare written by people just like you. no company can pay to be on angie's list, so y
MSNBC
Aug 9, 2013 2:30am PDT
. >>> and rick perry thinking he's in louisiana. joe biden telling president obama that passing health care is a big f'ing deal. >> i don't oppose islam has a country, but i do feel that their laws should not be welcome here in australia. >> the mother of two from kingston wants -- >> the koran has the islamist text is known, kosher food for jewish australians is fine. >> they have their on religion, which is to follow jesus christ. >> judaism rejects jesus christ. >> something to be said for experience, i feel bad. >>> still ahead onway too early, a new poll is out. we want to know which country should like us the most? "morning joe" just moments away, we'll be talking about senator mcconnell's campaign manager caught on tape making some embarrassing comments. we'll be right back. progressive insurance. you know, from our 4,000 television commercials. yep, there i am with flo. hoo-hoo! watch it! [chuckles] anyhoo, 3 million people switched to me last year, saving an average of $475. [sigh] it feels good to help people save... with great discounts like safe driver, multicar, and multipolicy
MSNBC
Aug 14, 2013 2:30am PDT
with breaking news from louisiana where a hostage situation turned deadly at the bank in the town of st. joseph's. police say gunman killed one person and shot another before a member of the s.w.a.t. team shot him after the 12-hour siege. the 20-year-old took three hostages just after noon yesterday. he released one after nine ho s hours. police spokesman said that the gunman was a paranoid schizophrenic and had planned to do harm. >>> we're following new clashes overnight in egypt. the muslim brotherhood are claiming that dozens of its brothers are dead. they fired tear gas at the crowds to break up a sit-in that was supporting former president mohamed morsi who was removed from power last month. ayman joins us from cairo. what's the latest? >> reporter: good morning, brian. the operations as we understand it is still ongoing. it became after 6:30 a.m. here in the capital of cairo. one of those has been completely cleared out and now completely under the control of egyptian police and the military. the other one is still ongoing and that seems to be the area where the flash point continues. n
MSNBC
Aug 4, 2013 1:00pm PDT
in the house for it to go democrat. three in louisiana. four in mississippi. receiven in alabama. if you start looking at those numbers, and you look at the democratic -- demographic shields happening all across the south, i plef it is a great opportunity for us a to build out our beach, start with legislative races, down ticket races, where literally a small amount of money can mean a lot. >> i think if you consider a state like north carolina where it is part of the new south and we had seen real changes answers sin we have republican legislature, dramatic shift? the other direction. i think your point about focussing on the state legislative races makes a tremendous. a sense and people don't think of that as part of building the bench. talk about that. >> many times what we do is we take a really talented person. talk them into running for governor. they lose 58-42 and we never see them again. instead of developing a career as a legislator, policy maker, and someone who can talk well about the issues, then we loo lose them. one of the things the southern progress would do is help recruit an
MSNBC
Aug 22, 2013 3:00pm PDT
has been going wild over this poll that shows more louisiana republicans blame president obama for the response to hurricane katrina than president bush. yolanda says -- wow how ridiculous. i would like those people to explain how the president is to blame when he wasn't even president yet. grace says -- it shows how ignorant obama haters are. we want to hear your thoughts on this poll. head over to facebook and search "politics nation" and like you to join the conversation that keeps going long after the show ends. erectile dysfunction - erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in
MSNBC
Aug 8, 2013 9:00am PDT
. in fact, it is a revelation when a republican congressman like louisiana's david vitter says he will do the job he was elected to do. >> is your office going to help constituents who might simply want to buy insurance? >> well, we are helping folks in any way we can to get them good information. we field calls e everyday in my offices around louisiana to try to help people with individual questions and circumstances, and i would encourage folks to call our office to try to get that guidance and help. >> suicide caucus take note, a republican senator will answer calls from the people who elected them even if the questions are about something that he doesn't like. joining me today is host msnbc's disrupt karen finney and host of "up" with steve kornacki, and joining us from oklahoma city is a rpt congressman from oklahoma's fourth district deputy majority whip tom cole, and thank you for joining us while you are on the recess. and i hope that the august heat is not as hot over there as other parts of the country, although we are hearing according to the associated press that during one of
MSNBC
Aug 10, 2013 2:00pm PDT
look at south carolina. you look at florida. >> you're in louisiana. >> where am i? >> the pit of despair. >> i know when i said that, i'm in one of those states that reflects that today in louisiana. >> oops. >> millions lined up for their chance at that million-dollar dream. >> $1 million. >> this jackpot is a crack ton of money. >> $448.4 million. >> this week's jackpot made new millionaires in new jersey and minnesota. >> yes! >> i was in shock. i was absolutely in shock will i never imagined it would be me. never, ever. >> kim called me at like 8:30. she said are you a millionaire sure enough, they are right and i said i'll have to call you back later. >> this week's top trender. >> going on at the hyatt that no one wants to talk about. everyone was hush-hush. >> shhh. be very quiet. >> the insider tells us the entire place was rented out by the koch brothers. >> republican hot brothers join the billionaire brothers for a secret meeting in new mexico. >> what kind of dastardly scheme are they cooking up now. >> i? like him. >> they're the financial engine of the financial
MSNBC
Aug 11, 2013 1:00pm PDT
, louisiana, basically sending cops out to try and trap gays. kim's a member of the american political science association. i'm sure there's a lot of resistance about having meetings in louisiana because of this. we're all, in aa way, struggling with this issue all along. russia has taken a step back so far that it's really outrageous. i have many gay friends and others, germans, french and others who regularly go to try and march in the gay pride parade in moscow. they've been beaten up and hammered down. you hope societies eventually change, by focusinging ining a spotlight on this. >> hopefully the olympics will bring tolerance to the picture. thank you so much professor kim martin and steve clemons. >> thank you, karen. >>> rush limbaugh can't possibly believe oprah was a victim of racism. that absurdy is coming up next. my goal was to take an idea and make it happen. i'm janet long and i formed my toffee company through legalzoom. i never really thought i would make money doing what i love. [ robert ] we created legalzoom to help people start their business and launch their dreams. go to
MSNBC
Aug 13, 2013 4:00pm PDT
to geena, louisiana, they didn't arrest the people. you fight an injustice when the system doesn't work. the system worked here. these boys should face the law, but so should others. and you can't fight an injustice if the system is working. why would i think you guys know anything about fighting injustice? thanks for watching. i'm al sharpton. "hardball" starts right now. >>> voter id laws, a solution in search of a problem. let's play "hardball." >> good evening. i'm michael smerconish in for chris matthews. leading off tonight, carolina on our minds. yesterday, the governor of north carolina, republican pat mccrory signed one of the most sweeping is voting reform bills we've seen yet. seven weeks after the supreme court crippled parts of the voting rights act which required states with a history of discrimination to preclearance by the justice department, governor mccrory and his republican legislature leaped at the opportunity to institute strict voting changes. now, this bill doesn't stop at merely requiring a government i.d. to vote. it also reduces early voting by a week. it elim
MSNBC
Aug 22, 2013 9:00am PDT
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MSNBC
Aug 6, 2013 2:00am PDT
louisiana. . to know who are the hottest politicians in the country? the ranking may surprise you. chris christie tops the list followed by hillary clinton. the it measures voters' attitudes. president obama comes in fourth. >>> baseball's steroid scandal made it its all the way to the white house. some former players of the negro league visited on monday and called players like a-rod cheaters adding they don't belong in the hall of fame. >> you don't have the natural ability. and so why should you be beside guys like babe ruth? >> voters in detroit head to the polls today to whittle down the little of mayoral candidates. they caution ruls may not be known for weeks because of several write-in campaigns. >>> chelsea clinton is leaving the door open for future political ambitions. while working for the clinton foundation in africa, she said following her parent's footsteps is still an option for her. >> i hear my grandmother's voice in my head every day. life is not what happens to you but what you do with what happens to you. i led a private life for a long time. and i'm atemed to leadin
MSNBC
Aug 13, 2013 9:00am PDT
of the eight states that are highest were louisiana, mississippi, states like this. one of the things that's interesting to me is the states that ended up lowest on the list were not the most liberal or coals mott policy tan. they were the whitest states, like north dakota, idaho, and northern new england. so there's this just lingering craziness that still exist it is out there. obviously there's a tactics to the take on votes rights, but we also have to consider the possibility and i think the president is sort of considering this that we're a bit more racist than we like to think. >> we're here in new york city where the stop-and-frisk, the fact that the judge sheindlin has rule that stop and frisk is unconstitutional, hats given rights to a huge debate about whether people of color truly are treated equally. you have mayor bloomberg say this policy is good for minority communities and you have a judge who says it's unstill independents and african-americans have been saying for decades that profiling is wrong and feels wrong, and it reduces -- there's been this unwillingness to tackle
MSNBC
Aug 13, 2013 11:00pm PDT
willie robertson to run for the louisiana congressional seat that will be vacated by representative rodney alexander in september. well, the self-described redneck millionaire has not commented on the speculation, robertson is not exactly a stranger to washington. he and his wife attended the 2013 correspondents dinner just last april. >>> next up, did anthony weiner accidentally confirm that hillary clinton plans to run for president last night? listen to how he answered this question about his wife, huma abedin, in an interview with buzzfeed's ben smith. >> do you know what her role in hillary's 2016 campaign is going to be? >> i do. >> and what will it be? >> i'm not telling you. >> it sounds like a 2016 campaign is in the works. weiner also took a shot at buzzfeed after he was asked about his former roommate, jon stewart. yes, the same jon stewart that we have come to know on the daily show. the two of them shared an apartment together when weiner was working for chuck schumer in the '80s. here was that exchange. >> someone else who is hard on you is your old friend, i think roo
MSNBC
Aug 14, 2013 10:00pm PDT
in rural louisiana ended. >> today, i manned up and tried to accept responsibility for the error of my ways. >> we have to promote a plan for the future. >> the rnc is kicking off its summer mission. >> what do we expect to hear from them. >> the party that gets on television and puts a smile on your face. >> they will hear from gingrich today. >> the ability to repeat the lesson you don't understand. >> we haven't won a presidential race in 24 years. >> where did the airplane actually crash? >> the massive u.s. cargo plane crash. >> it is already a very busy morning, lots of breaking news, but we begin with the violence in cairo. >>> egyptian security forces killed at least 200 people today in a crackdown against protesters supporting the ousted president, mohammed morsi. many more are wounded and more than 2,000 injured. there is a government-enforced curfew in cairo. and ten of egypt's parliament -- they declared a one-month state of emergency suspending the right of trial or due process. secretary of state journey kerry condemned the violence. >> the path to violence leads only to great
MSNBC
Aug 24, 2013 4:00am PDT
is in jail in louisiana. couldn't even come because he was in jail from protest. the tension behind the stage here was over your speech. >> by the forces of our demands, our determination, and our numbers, we should split a segregated south into a thousand pieces and put them together in the image of god and democracy. we must say wake up, erk many, wake up. for we will not stop and we will not be patient. >> they wanted to change a line in your speech. tell us about that. >> near the end of the speech, near the very end, i said something like if we do not see meaningful progress today they will come we may be forced to march through the south the way sherman did non-violently. they said no you can't say that. and the archbishop of the diocese in washington said not to give it if i didn't change it. we met think this side of lincoln. and we had a portable typewriter. and the executive secretary of the non-violent organization, a. phillip randolph was there, dr. king, mr. wilkin. and he said to me can we change that? i said john, that doesn't sound like you. and mr. randolph said we've come th
MSNBC
Aug 25, 2013 12:00pm PDT
help. shortly after the rick perry story became public this week, jindal of louisiana decided to pull his own application for this same program. >> thanks to both of you. >>> tonight, the annual mcdonald's 365 black awards will be broadcast on television for the first time in its ten-year history. 11:00 p.m. eastern on b.e.t. one of this year's honorees, supermodel and actress beverly johnson. the first african-american woman to ever grace the cover of "vogue" magazine. with us live now, beverly johnson, along with mcdonald's director of marketing robert jackson. beverly, let me start with you. tonight's awards broadcast just so happens to fall on the 50th anniversary weekend of the march on washington as well. how has the civil rights movement, how has it touched your own american dream? >> well, i would most certainly say that august 1974 "vogue" cover probably wouldn't have happened, where i graced that cover, if it weren't for the civil rights movement. and i just want to thank mcdonald's for this very prestigious award, the black mcdonald operators, and also walton isaacson for t
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Aug 28, 2013 6:00am PDT
the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. heading towards louisiana avenue as they make their way towards the lincoln memorial. at least 100,000 people gathering for speeches. we have a little bit of a weather issue. the "today" show's al roker. what have you seen so far? there's a little bit of nervousness about the weather. >> yes, it was raining here earlier. it's been -- it's still sprinkling off and on. we expect it to dry out maybe in the next hour or so. and then there's another area of showers and thunderstorms back through western p.a. and maryland that will probably get in here later this afternoon. probably about the time the president is expecting or thereabouts. it's going to be kind of interesting. right now, sound checks, folks milling about. obviously, as you can imagine, security is very tight here. we went through some of the tightest security i remember coming through events here in washington, even more so than an inaugural. and like i said, people are, though, very -- there's a festive mood here. people are really excited about being here, chuck. >> and i want
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Aug 28, 2013 1:00pm PDT
back to the louisiana, go back to the slums and ghettos of our northern cities, knowing that somehow this situation can and will be changed. let us not wallow in the valley of despair. i say to you today, my friends, so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, i still have a dream. it is a dream deeply rooted in the american dream. i have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: "we hold these truths to be system of self- -- self evident that all men are created equal." i have a dream that one day on the red hills of georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood. i have a dream that one day even the state of mississippi, a state sweltering with the heat of injustice, sweltering with the heat of oppression, will be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice. i have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. i
MSNBC
Aug 28, 2013 3:00pm PDT
, when all of the marches and the leaders get here, one of the big six is in jail in louisiana. couldn't even come because he was in jail from protests. the tension behind the stage here was over your speech. >> by the forces of our demand, our determinations and numbers we should split the segregated south into a thousand pieces and put them together in an image of god and democracy. we must say wake up america because we may not be patient. >> they wanted to change a line in your speech. tell us about that. >> near the end of the speech, near the very end i said something like if we do not see meaningful progress here today, the day may come where we will not confine our march on washington but we may be forced to march through the south the way sherman did non-violently. they said you can't say that. and the archbishop of the diocese of washington said not to give that. we met on the side of mr. lincoln. >> is that right? >> and we had a portable typewriter. and the executive secretary, randolph was there. dr. king and wilkin. then dr. king said to me, john, can we change that? he s
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Aug 28, 2013 5:00pm PDT
to south carolina. go back to georgia, go back to louisiana, go back to the slums and ghettos of our northern cities. knowing that somehow this situation can and will be changed. let us not wallow in the valley of despair. i say to you today, my friend friends -- [ cheers and applause ] >> -- though even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow i still have a dream. it is a dream deeply rooted in the american dream. i have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed. we hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal. i have a dream that one day on the red hills of georgia, sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood. i have a dream that one day even the state of mississippi, a state sweltering with the heat of injustice, sweltering with the heat of oppression will be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice. i have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of
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Aug 10, 2013 5:00am PDT
speaking this year. rick perry, governor of texas, bobby jindal, governor of louisiana, senator marco rubio from florida. there are banner names who are likely to pop up on the republican side who haven't yet arrived in iowa. also senator ted cruz will be here. what we will be hearing from cruz, santorum, those who do come is a focus on family leaders core messages and values, they are anti-abortion, sort of the evangelical cadre of the republican party here in iowa. that's the audience that they're going to be speaking to today on stage. >> all right, kasie, in another part of the state yesterday there was an event called madam president that emily's list, the group that supports final maim democratic candidates for office. this was called the first hillary 2016 was not there. senator claire mccaskill who has already endorsed her was there. tell us what went on there yesterday. >> mccaskill was acting as though she was a surrogate for a hillary clinton presidential campaign. i spoke to her after the event. that was really focused on, in fact, being a counter point to this event we're seein
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Aug 22, 2013 3:00am PDT
've never seen before. this comes from louisiana. we've seen pictures of the after matthew sink holes. watch these trees get swallowed by this sinkhole underneath this water. it just keeps going. the trees on the left side don't move one inch and those trees, rest in peace. completely gone. incredible stuff there. growing sinkhole. assumption paris, louisiana. >> holy cow. >> let me show you our fire stats. there's at that report out yesterday we ran out of money our federal budget has been all used up to fight the wildfires across the country. what's interesting we actually haven't had that bad of a fire season compared to the last two years. only burned half the acreage. i don't know who is making that fire budget. as far as the fires burning right now 51 uncontrolled wildfires, all across the west. 14 of those are burning in idaho. we're at the peak of our wildfire season and they are busy out there and it continues to be hot and dry and that's where the drought is too out west. as far as temperatures, we hit 90 yesterday in new york city and chicago. first time in a month. it's the middl
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Aug 2, 2013 1:00pm PDT
, oregon, montana, california, maryland, and louisiana are reporting lower than expected premiums in advance of the act's october 1st delivery date. in new york, officials say they expect average rates to decline at least 50%. and joining us now is democratic governor jack markell of delaware who comes to us from wisconsin and the national governors association meeting of which he's the outgoing chair. so thank you, sir, for joining us. i hope your chairmanship has been a successful one. >> thanks for having me. and we've gotten a lot done this last year. it's been very exciting. thank you. >> i imagine that the health care act is a big discussion point among your fellow governors. what are you hearing from governors there about the affordable care act? >> in fact, health care has been a major topic of conversation but it's been less about the affordable be care act and more about all the innovations in states across the country as we transform our systems of health care both the way we deliver it and pay for it, moving away from fee for service and toward a model where quality is
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Aug 13, 2013 3:00pm PDT
to sanford, florida, was they did not arrest george zimmerman. the reason i went to geena, louisiana, they didn't arrest the people. you fight an injustice when the system doesn't work. the system worked here. these boys should face the law, but so should others. and you can't fight an injustice if the system is working. why would i think you guys know anything about fighting injustice? thanks for watching. i'm al sharpton. "hardball" starts right now. >>> voter id laws, a solution in search of a problem. let's play "hardball." >> good evening. i'm michael smerconish in for chris
MSNBC
Aug 14, 2013 1:00am PDT
in egypt as security forces clamp down on cairo protests. a hostage standoff at a louisiana bank ends in gunfire just hours ago. >>> billionaire carl icahn shakes up the apple cart with a huge buy. >>> plus, jesse jackson jr. is sentenced to prison today. and everybody loves a winner. we'll show you 16 of them. >>> good morning. we begin with breaking developments overnight in what's already been a bloody day in
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Aug 14, 2013 7:00am PDT
standoff in rural louisiana left one victim dead and another in critical condition at this hour. police say the suspect took three people hostage at a bank and letting one go unharmed and shooting the other two. police then shot and killed the suspect. police say the suspect was a parano paranoid schizophrenic who was mad at people. >>> in one post, hannah anderson claimed suspect james dimaggio, quote, had a gun and threatened to kill her and anyone who tried to help. when asked if she is glad dimaggio was killed by police, "the post" simply says, absolutely. in another post, she said, he deserved what he got. all this from ask-fm which is like a news conference on a website. the account in hannah's name had been inactive starting the day she disappeared and then came alive again on monday after she returned to california. still neither the police nor the andersons have confirmed that these answers are directly from hannah. >>> a big before the accident for ga gays in the military. soldiers stationed in states same-sex marriage is illegal will offer ten days leave to travel to a state wher
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Aug 14, 2013 8:00am PDT
. great to have you here. thank you. >>> developing news this hour in louisiana. a hostage shot inside a bank remains in critical condition. police say the suspect stormed the bank in st. joseph. one released and police moved in. police say the suspect shot both hostages before being shot and killed by the officers. one of those hostages who was shot has since died. the other is in critical condition. you know you could just use bengay zero degrees. medicated pain relief you store in the freezer. brrr...see ya boys. [ male announcer ] bengay zero degrees. freeze and move on. still running in the morning? yeah. getting your vegetables every day? when i can. [ bop ] [ male announcer ] could've had a v8. two full servings of vegetables for only 50 delicious calories. >>> two live events we are monitoring we want to bring you side-by-tied side. the left of the screen the clashes taking place in cairo where as many as 95 are dead after clashes with military forces there. on the right-hand side of your screen is the presidential press briefing. white house press briefing taking place while t
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Aug 14, 2013 10:00am PDT
today, in louisiana a hostage standoff turned deadly overnight. around noon yesterday a man took three employees hostage at the tensas state branch in saint joseph. releasing one nine hours later. after midnight the suspect shot the remaining two hostages. police returned gunfire killing the suspect. one of the two hostages wounded in the standoff we have learned has died. >>> and in california, someone claiming to be hannah anderson, the 16-year-old kidnapped survivor, is speaking out on social media websites about her ordeal. posts from the website details her abduction by james dimaggio. in one post this person claims that james dimaggio had a gun and threatened to kill her and anyone who ofrd to help. when asked if she was glad he was dead, she said, absolutely. neither hannah nor the an der sons have confirmed that it is hannah anderson. this is "andrea mitchell reports" on msnbc and we're going to be right back. people together. today, we'd like people to come together on something that concerns all of us. obesity. and as the nation's leading beverage company, we can play an impo
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